Universities in Cologne, Germany
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Cologne
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  • Ranked in at least one ranking
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  • Universities in Cologne
  • (14 institution and 5 subject rankings)
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  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Cologne
  • Among TOP 200
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Cologne
  • 22 Jun, 2022: Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands published most recent results of CWTS Leiden Ranking. University of Cologne achieves position 321.
  • 16 Jun, 2022: Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions updated with University of Cologne in position 218.
  • 08 Jun, 2022: British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK published most recent results of QS World University Rankings. University of Cologne achieves position 335.
  • 11 May, 2022: THE China Subject Ratings Overall updated with University of Cologne in position 111.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Cologne

Classics & Ancient History
#29 
University of Cologne
Biological Sciences
#76 
University of Cologne
Agricultural Sciences
#101 
University of Cologne
Linguistics
#101 
University of Cologne
Arts and Humanities
#101 
University of Cologne
Immunology
#124 
University of Cologne
Education
#151 
University of Cologne
Law
#201 
University of Cologne
Biotechnology
#201 
University of Cologne
Mathematics
#301 
University of Cologne

Rankings of universities in Cologne, Germany 2022

#1

University of Cologne

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (1143 reviews)
  • #17 
  • #172 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #17 
  • #335 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2022]
  • #23 
  • #259 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]


#2

German Sport University Cologne

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (64 reviews)
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  • #75 
  • #521 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 04 April, 2022]
  • #68 
  • #1607 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]
  • #67 
  • #1801 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 15 December, 2021]

#3

Technology Arts Sciences TH Köln, Technische Hochschule Köln (TH Köln)

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (171 reviews)
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  • #75 
  • #433 
StuDocu World University Ranking - EMEA - Europe, the Middle East and Africa
[Published 06 September, 2021]
  • #94 
  • #3097 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]


#4

Cologne Business School

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (143 reviews)
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  • #200 
  • #9186 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]
  • #7 
  • #1001 
THE University Impact Rankings - Partnerships for the Goals (SDG17)
[Published 27 April, 2022]

#5

Catholic University of Applied Sciences NRW

Student satisfaction: 3.0 / 5.0 (21 reviews)
  • #211 
  • #9714 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]

#6

The Cologne University of Music

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (91 reviews)
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  • #214 
  • #9930 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]

#7

Köln University of Applied Sciences

Student satisfaction: 3.6 / 5.0 (103 reviews)
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  • #216 
  • #9968 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2022]

Cologne Key Facts for International Students

Population: 964000

Time: GMT +1

District/province: North Rhine-Westphalia, Regierungsbezirk Köln

Living costs for students in Cologne:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 87* (13% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 66* (34% cheaper than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 61* (39% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 4.61 €
  • Plug Type C
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Plug Type F
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
Nobel prize laureates:
Kurt Alder (Cologne University, 1950)

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University of Cologne ranks #1 in Cologne in our meta ranking composed of 123 university rankings.

Among all universities in Cologne University of Cologne is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 25 rankings where University of Cologne is listed.

University of Cologne is ranked best in Cologne for Social Studies & Humanities (Classics & Ancient History). See all rankings for the University of Cologne.

University of Cologne is ranked best in Cologne for Natural Sciences (Biological Sciences). See all rankings for the University of Cologne.

University of Cologne is ranked best in Cologne for Agriculture (Agricultural Sciences). See all rankings for the University of Cologne.

University of Cologne is ranked best in Cologne for Languages & Literature (Linguistics). See all rankings for the University of Cologne.

University of Cologne is ranked best in Cologne for Arts Visual & Performing (Arts and Humanities). See all rankings for the University of Cologne.

University of Cologne is ranked best in Cologne for Medicine & Health (Immunology). See all rankings for the University of Cologne.

University of Cologne is ranked best in Cologne for Education (Education). See all rankings for the University of Cologne.

University of Cologne is ranked best in Cologne for Law (Law). See all rankings for the University of Cologne.

University of Cologne is ranked best in Cologne for Engineering (Biotechnology). See all rankings for the University of Cologne.

University of Cologne is ranked best in Cologne for Mathematics (Mathematics). See all rankings for the University of Cologne.

University of Cologne is ranked best in Cologne for Computer Science (Technology). See all rankings for the University of Cologne.

Ranking publishers

British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

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Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Criteria used in ranking -CWTS Leiden Ranking:
Academic research publication

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NTU ranking

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Europe:
Scientific Efficiency 23%
Scientific Potential 15%
Graduates on the labour market 15%
Internationalisation 15%
Prestige 14%
Learning Conditions 10%

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Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions:
Article count (AC)
Fractional count (FC)
Weighted fractional count (WFC)

RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Criteria used in ranking -RUR Reputation Ranking:
Teaching Reputation 50%
Research Reputation 50%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR World University Rankings:
Teaching 40%
Research 40%
International Diversity 10%
Financial Sustainability 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Research Performance Ranking:
Normalized citation impact (Citations of research publications from all university authors compared with world averages) 20%
Citation per papers 20%
Papers per academic and research staff 20%
International research reputation 20%
Share of research publications written in international co-authorship 20%

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Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking:
Alumni winning research prizes 10%
Staff winning research prizes 20%
Research paper publications 20%
Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
Per capita academic performance 10%

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StuDocu

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Global University Employability Ranking - Times Higher Education:
Employability (survey) 100%

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Urap

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Us News

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%

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